Meghalaya High Court deprecates nepotism, "uncle culture" in appointments to government jobs; imposes ₹3 lakh costs on State

The Court said that favouritism and nepotism should have no role in appointments to government jobs and deprecated the "uncle culture prevalent" in India when it comes to subjective assessment process like interviews.
Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice W Diengdoh
Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice W Diengdoh

The Meghalaya High Court recently imposed costs of ₹3 lakh on the State government for the improper manner in which appointment of drivers were made to Directorate of Soil & Water Conservation [Pynskhemlang Nongrang v The Directorate of Soil and Water Conservation].

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